Swami Vivekananda advocates for peace and harmony : Speakers
DHAKA, Sept 14, 2018 (BSS)- Speakers at a function here today said that Swami Vivekananda was an inspiration for youths across the world as he advocated for harmony and peace throughout his life.
His historical speech, which was presented at Chicago, inspires millions of youths to work for peace and harmony around the world, they said.
The speakers came up with the observations while speaking at a seminar at Dhaka University (DU).
‘Bangladesh Vivekananda Shiksha O Sangskriti Parishad’ organised the seminar titled “The ideal of Harmony and Peace in the context of present world” celebrating 125th Anniversary of Swami Vevekananda’s Chicago Address at Muzaffar Ahmed Chowdhury Auditorium on the campus.
Dr. Gowher Rizvi, International Affairs Advisor to the Prime Minister, addressed the programme as the chief guest.
“We should remember that the message and the goal of every religion are same. It is important to promote and encourage diversity and make the mindset to understand others,” he said.
Gowher Rizvi emphasized on following Swami Vivekananda’s messages of tolerance and all religions’ striving for the same truth.
DU Pro-VC (Academic) Prof.Dr. Nasreen Ahmad inaugurated the programme.
Vivekananda Shiksha O Sangskriti Parished’s President Prof. Dr. Chandranath Podder presided over the programme while Chief Patorn of Vivekananda Shiksha O Sangskriti Parishad Srimat Swami Dhruveshanandaji Maharaj and Secretary of Ramakrisna Mission of Singapore Srimat Swami Shamachittanandaji Maharaj addressed as guests of honor.
DU World Religion and Culture department Chairman Dr. Father Tapan Camilus De Rozario and Barrister Biplob Barua, among others, spoke.